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13681 Monty Python (1997 PY1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013681
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06319503407935714 4.1714e-08  
a 2.991281500403519 2.1255e-08 au
q 2.802247364044569 1.3096e-07 au
i 10.11284513069097 5.8525e-06 deg
node 344.6788601090768 2.5824e-05 deg
peri 283.8397213255064 6.1412e-05 deg
M 212.2985719889833 5.9079e-05 deg
tp 2459775.794223051046
(2022-Jul-15.29422305)
0.00031285 TDB
period 1889.662977920287
5.17
2.0141e-05
5.514e-08
d
yr
n .1905101619740714 2.0306e-09 deg/d
Q 3.180315636762471 2.2599e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1015  
   data-arc span      9127 days (24.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-02-07  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51922  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 20:42:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80858 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.96613 au 
 T_jup = 3.229 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456547.5 (2013-Sep-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06672425431001371 4.209e-08  
q 2.788646948055399 1.3257e-07 au
tp 2455990.616585029330
(2012-Mar-04.11658503)
0.00028181 TDB
node 344.7592839815962 2.5844e-05 deg
peri 282.4453053761254 5.8261e-05 deg
i 10.11518074588233 5.8483e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1015  
   data-arc span      9127 days (24.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-02-07  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51922  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 20:42:55  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.96613 au 
 T_jup = 3.229 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.771598484929914E-15 -5.521740674464113E-15 -3.402661340947674E-12 3.863350702157859E-15 -6.060064417796716E-13 3.195076021468892E-15
q -5.521740674464113E-15 1.757557760070979E-14 1.146985014818345E-11 -1.037615906956856E-14 2.064848348775161E-12 -8.664152809311607E-15
tp -3.402661340947674E-12 1.146985014818345E-11 7.941732978199448E-8 2.406556147075169E-11 1.473523219751229E-8 1.665304738914997E-12
node 3.863350702157859E-15 -1.037615906956856E-14 2.406556147075169E-11 6.67932314924416E-10 -6.526054671402512E-10 3.303618282171083E-11
peri -6.060064417796716E-13 2.064848348775161E-12 1.473523219751229E-8 -6.526054671402512E-10 3.394312467105781E-9 -3.209029810693732E-11
i 3.195076021468892E-15 -8.664152809311607E-15 1.665304738914997E-12 3.303618282171083E-11 -3.209029810693732E-11 3.420217714126912E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO452363  
diameter diameter 6.206 km 0.465 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.030 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.126   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

13681 Monty Python           Discovered 1997 Aug. 7 by M. Tichy and Z. Moravec at Klet.
Monty Python's Flying Circus, a comedy show starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin and Terry Jones, aired on the BBC from 1969 Oct. 5 to 1974 Dec. 5. It also featured animations by Terry Gilliam.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20000726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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